English - Verb
- (transitive) To execute, cut or cut short (a person, a stack of paper or a debate) by use of a guillotine.
- (transitive) To end discussion on a parliamentary bill by invoking cloture.
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English - Noun
- A machine used for the application of capital punishment by decapitation, consisting of a tall upright frame from which is suspended a heavy diagonal-edged blade.
- A device used for cutting stacks of paper to straight edges, usually by means of a hinged blade attached to a flat platform.
- A cloture; a motion that debate be ended and a vote taken.
French - Etymology
French - Pronunciation
- IPA(key): [ɡijɔtin]
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Spanish - Verb
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of guillotinar.
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of guillotinar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of guillotinar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of guillotinar.